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Mrs. Jeanette Helen Barnett

Mrs. Jeanette Helen Barnett
  • September 11, 1928 - September 19, 2017
  • Highlands, Kentucky

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“Jeanette was a dear sweet lady.I have missed seeing her the last few years.She was a faithful member of Franklin Street Baptist Church when my...Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: joAnne MacDonald - Louisville, KY

“So sorry to hear about Mrs. Jeanette but I know that she is with her Lord and Saviour. I have so many memories of working at the Seminary with her...Read More »
2 of 9 | Posted by: Shirley Palmer - Wrens, GA

“Sending love to each and every family member. What a blessing to have her as your matriarch. I've only known her for a few years but knew right...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: Shirley Buntain - Louisville, KY

“From All the Wesley House Kids who knew andLOVED Mrs. Barnett She was the one we run to.She was always ready listen and help all.God be with...Read More »
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5 of 9 | Posted by: Bertha Loyd - Louisville, KY

“Such a sweet sweet woman. She help save my life and marriage. I feel she is now with GOD Best Wishes Bertha Stephens Loyd. ”
6 of 9 | Posted by: A friend

“God has gotten another Angel in Heaven. I will sure miss her. She was so loved by all who knew her.Sandy Martin ”
7 of 9 | Posted by: A friend

“To all the Barnett Family I send my heartfelt sympathy for your loss. But just know that your Mom, grandmom, great-grandmom was a strong loving...Read More »
8 of 9 | Posted by: Norma King - Louisville, KY

“Feel very blessed to have known Jeanette, my father's first cousin. Deepest sympathy to her loved ones from me and Bill. ”
9 of 9 | Posted by: Anne Cope - Louisville, KY


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Barnett, Jeanette Helen, 89, passed from this life on September 19, 2017 at her daughter's home surrounded by family. She was born on September 11, 1928 and was the eldest daughter of Fred Henry and Helen Roseberry Powers. She was preceded in death by two sisters and three brothers.
Jeanette is the widow of Luther C. Barnett, Sr.; her children, Luther Jr. (Jan), Donald (Pam), Laura Belew (Glenn), David (Diane), William (Teri), Joseph (Teresa), John (Cindy), Steve, and Gerald (Monica); 25 grandchildren; 22 great grandchildren; and 8 great-great grandchildren; and a whole host of other family and friends.
In addition to being a loving and supportive mother to 9 children, she was a dedicated member of Franklin Street Church for 60 years. She worked as a community organizer for the Community Action Commission (War on Poverty), and later she was a social worker for Wesley Community House in the Butchertown area.
Funeral service will be conducted at 12:00pm on Monday, September 25, 2017 in the chapel of Schoppenhorst, Underwood and Brooks Funeral Home (Preston Highway at Brooks Road) with entombment to follow at Resthaven Cemetery. Friends may pay their respects on Sunday, September 24, 2017, from 2:00 to 8:00pm.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to Hosparus, Franklin Street Church, or the Salvation Army.